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CFP: Size Matters: Scale and Proportion in Victorian Literature and Culture (11/15/06; NAVSA/ACCUTE, 5/26/07-5/29/07)

Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:58pm
Christopher Keep

CFP: Size Matters: Scale and Proportion in Victorian Literature and
Culture (11/15/06; NAVSA/ACCUTE, 5/26/07-5/29/07)

Panel co-sponsored by NAVSA and ACCUTE (the Association of Canadian
College and University Teachers of English), for the Congress of the
Humanities and Social Sciences, to be held May 26 to May 29, 2007, at
the U of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.

CFP: Narrative Conference/Architecture and the Novel (10/20/06; 3/15/07-3/18/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Deanna K. Kreisel


For a special session on Architecture and the Novel to be proposed to
the Narrative Society Conference, March 15-18, 2007, in Washington,

Deadline for proposals: October 20.

Papers dealing with any aspect of architecture and the novel, any
period, are welcome. Please email or fax a 500-word abstract and
one-page c.v. to the address below by October 20. If sending by
email, please attach your proposal and c.v. in Word, RTF, or PDF

Deanna K. Kreisel
Department of English
University of British Columbia
397 - 1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1
fax: 604-822-6906

CFP: Keira Knightley and Jane Austen (9/24/06; BWWC, 4/12/07-4/15/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 4:49pm
Dr. Jen Camden

British Women Writers Conference
University of Kentucky, April 12-15th
Deadline: September 24th
(Working) Panel Title: Keira Knightley and Jane Austen: The New Pride
and Prejudice

Jane Austen?s novels are the subjects of numerous film adaptations.
Pride and Prejudice appears particularly prone to adaptation. There
have been at least four major films based directly on Austen?s novel,
and numerous ?spin-offs,? including Bridget Jones Diary and Bride and
Prejudice. This proposed panel for the 2007 British Women Writers
Conference solicits papers focusing on the most recent adaptation of
Pride and Prejudice: the 2005 Focus Features film starring Keira
Knightley and Matt MacFayden.

CFP: Gender, Literature & Humour, 1850-Present (UK) (1/12/07; 6/28/07-6/29/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Sophie Blanch

Call for papers

Joking Apart: Gender, Literature and Humour 1850-Present

28th-29th June, 2007
Hosted by the Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex, UK.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Prof Maria DiBattista (Princeton University, author of Fast-Talking Dames,
Prof Christopher Reed (Lake Forest College, author of Bloomsbury Rooms,

UPDATE: Print Culture and the Novel: 1850-1900 (UK) (10/1/06; 1/20/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Beth Palmer


'Print Culture and the Novel: 1850-1900'

A One-Day Conference, English Faculty, University of Oxford

20th January 2007


 - Laurel Brake, Professor of Literature and Print Culture, Birkbeck,
University of London

  - Simon Eliot, Professor of History of the Book, IES, University of

Exhibition of nineteenth-century print media materials from the Bodleian
Library's John Johnson collection.

Sponsored by the British Association for Victorian Studies

Wine Reception sponsored by Proquest

CFP: Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship (9/18/06; NEMLA, 4/1/07-4/4/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Jillmarie Murphy

Psycho-Traumatology and 19th Century Authorship: 38th Annual NEMLA =
Convention, March 1-4, 2007 Baltimore, Maryland. This panel proposes to =
examine the connection between the real-life trauma of nineteenth =
century authors and their body of work. In what ways did their childhood =
and/or adolescent traumas inform and shape 19th century writings? How =
much narrative distance is there between the traumatized author and =
his/her work? What are the various traumas that serve to influence =
writers of the nineteenth century? Possible trauma topics include: Death =
and/or Suicide and/or Murder; Poverty; Incest; Physical and/or Emotional =

UPDATE: Victorian Binaries: The Beautiful & the Ugly (grad) (UK) (9/15/06; 10/21/06)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Rhian Williams


Victorian Binaries: The Beautiful and The Ugly

Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar

Postgraduate Conference

In association with the Birmingham Midlands Institute;

Sponsored by British Association for Victorian Studies & University
of Birmingham, School of Humanities

21 October 2006

Keynote speaker: Professor Barrie Bullen